2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Specs

2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Manual powered by 2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas Engine with 6-Speed Manual transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$22,795
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Body Type
SUV
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
  • Horsepower
    170 hp @ 5800 rpm
  • Torque
    174 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
  • Transmission
    6-Speed Manual
  • Drivetrain
    All Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Rack-Pinion
  • Turning Diameter
    34.8 ft

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size
    17" x 7"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    17" x 7"

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Double Wishbone

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P225/60HR17
  • Rear Tire
    P225/60HR17
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    24 MPG
  • City
    22 MPG
  • Highway
    28 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    7.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    15.9 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    349.8 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    445.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    66.4 in
  • Max Width
    70.7 in
  • Front Width
    60.9 in
  • Rear Width
    61.1 in
  • Wheelbase
    103.9 in
  • Ground Clearance
    8.7 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    43 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    41.4 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    57 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    53.9 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    38 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    39.8 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    56.5 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    53 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    3,322 lbs
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity
    1,500 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Dark Gray Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasmine Green Metallic
  • Quartz Blue Pearl
  • Venetian Red Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Standard
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Standard
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
    Not Available
  • Smart Device Integration
    Standard
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Standard

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Standard
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Standard
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Standard
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Not Available
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Not Available
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

Int & Ext Auto Dimming Mirror w/Approach Lighting

$474

Exterior Mirror Hardware Kit Part number SOA635113, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Lighting Part number J201SSG301, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass Part number H501SSG203, Passenger's Side Mirror, Driver's Side Mirror Part number J205SSG100 (PIO)

Int/Ext Auto Dim Mirror w/HomeLink/Approach Light

$594

Exterior Mirror Hardware Kit Part number SOA635113, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Lighting Part number J201SSG301, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass & HomeLink Part number H501SSG303, Passenger's Side Mirror, Driver's Side Mirror Part number J205SSG100 (PIO)

Kicker Audio Upgrade Package

$355

Kicker Tweeter Kit Part number H631SFJ101, Kicker Speaker Upgrade Part number H631SSG000 (PIO)

Popular Package #2A

$757

Rear Bumper Cover Part number E771SSG350, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Lighting Part number J201SSG301, Rear Seat Back Cargo Net Part number F551SSG021, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass & HomeLink Part number H501SSG303 (PIO)

Popular Package #3A

$792

Rear Bumper Cover Part number E771SSG350, Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror w/Approach Lighting Part number J201SSG301, Auto-Dimming Mirror w/Compass & HomeLink Part number H501SSG303, Map & Dome Light LED Upgrade (PIO)

Protection Package #1

$614

Rear Bumper Cover Part number E771SSG350, All-Weather Floor Mats Part number J501SSG200, Splash Guards Part number J1010SG300, Cargo Cover - Manual Rear Gate Part number 65550SG002VH, Not for use w/installed Compartment Cover, May be used separately, Rear Seatback Protector Part number J501SSG400 (PIO)

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Standard
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Standard
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    5 Years / Unlimited Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 60,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles